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Taxes in Spain

Taxes in Spain

If you are living and working in Spain, you will be liable to pay taxes on your income and assets. Find out more about Spanish tax returns on our website.

Skiing in Catalonia

Skiing in Catalonia

If you are looking for an affordable skiing holiday then look no further. The Catalonia region has countless ski resorts that are currently in season.

Coffee in Barcelona

Coffee in Barcelona

Un café con leche, por favor! Check out our latest blog for insight into the various coffee drinks in Catalunya and tips on how to order a coffee in Barcelona.

Obtaining a NIE in Barcelona

Obtaining a NIE in Barcelona

What is a NIE number and how can I get one? Our guide for expatriates can tell you what you need to know and how to obtain your NIE in Barcelona.

How to find a job in Barcelona

How to find a job in Barcelona

How to find a job in Barcelona? Do you have questions regarding the challenges of finding a job in Barcelona as an expat? Read our latest blog for useful tips!

How to find a room in Barcelona

How to find a room in Barcelona

Finding housing in Barcelona can be very frustrating and can cause a lot of stress. In this blog we give you tips on how to find a room in Barcelona.

Running in Barcelona

Running in Barcelona

Running in Barcelona is a popular activity for many people living here, so it’s no surprise that Barcelona is host to many incredible running events all year round.

Skateboarding in Barcelona

Skateboarding in Barcelona

Discover the vibrant skateboarding scene in Barcelona with our guide Charlotte Wilkins. From iconic skate spots to trendy skate shops, explore the essence of skateboarding in Barcelona in this must-read blog.

Internships in Barcelona

Internships in Barcelona

Learn all about being an intern in Barcelona! Use our expertise to find the best internship program or work placement for you. Check out BCN internships here!

How to choose a school in Barcelona?

How to choose a school in Barcelona

Read on to find out how to find the perfect school for your child, how the education system here works and what makes educating your child in Barcelona so unique.

How to obtain a Golden Visa in Spain

How to obtain a Golden Visa in Spain

Spain offers many attractions. But, since 2013, an even better possibility has been offered, which it allows you to enjoy the country and all of the other countries in the Schengen area: the Spanish Golden Visa.

Work in Barcelona! Job Fair

Work in Barcelona! Job Fair

Barcelona Expat Life hosts job fairs throughout the year to help expats and local job-seekers find work in Barcelona with prominent companies.

Catalan recipes

Catalan recipes

Let’s Cook and Grandma’s Cooking Barcelona have partnered to bring customers traditional Catalan recipes and ingredients to their door.

February in Barcelona

February in Barcelona

February is a quieter tourist month in Barcelona, making it a fine time for visiting the city’s top sights and enjoying the local Carnival celebrations.